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WITH SCOTT TO THE POLE: THE TERRA NOVA EXPEDITION 1910-1913
Written by Ranulph Fiennes; et al.
Stock no. 1819540
Published by Ted Smart. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Photographs of Herbert Ponting. From the archives of the Royal Geographical Society and the Scott Polar Research Institute. Foreword by Fiennes. Large oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0747576505. Lower corners of boards heavily bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded to rear panel.

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SOUTH WITH ENDURANCE: SHACKLETON'S ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1914-1917
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819539
Published by Ted Smart. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. The photographs of Frank Hurley. From the Archives of the Royal Geographical Society, London, The State Library of New South Wales, Sydney & The Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge. B/w photos. 320 pages. Light rubbing to board edges. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear to front spine edge (no loss).

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FLEMISH PAINTING IN THE XVIITH CENTURY
Written by Edouard Michel.
Stock no. 1819538
Published by The Hyperion Press. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

Large format. Leather spine with raised bands and two title blocks with gilt title. Grey cloth boards. 96 b/w plates, 9 colour plates. Spine lightly sunned, cloth boards a little grubby. Browning to prelims and a few scattered foxspots. Inscription in ink to page facing title page. All plates present.

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GERMAN NAVAL HISTORY: THE U-BOAT WAR IN THE ATLANTIC 1939 - 1945
Written by Lt. Commander Andrew J. Withers; et al.
Stock no. 1819537
Published by HMSO. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Facsimile Edition with introduction by Withers. ISBN: 0117726036. Bumping to top corners. Tiny imperfection to rear pastedown vertical edge. Top corners of contents lightly creased due to bump to top rear corner. Contained in a very good slip-case with bumping to top of spine. Also included in slipcase is a folder with five sheets incorporating 32 diagrams from the original volumes.

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CANADIAN WINGS: THE PASSION AND THE FORCE
Written by John McQuarrie.
Stock no. 1819536
Published by McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A graphic story of Canada's Air Force focusing on military aviation. Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0075510103. Slight browning to edges of endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly unevenly faded.

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GREENWICH & BLACKHEATH PAST
Written by Felix Barker.
Stock no. 1819535
Published by Historical Publications Ltd.. 1st thus 1999. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. The old town of Greenwich sits with its feet dangling in the river Thames from which is has always derived much of its prosperity. Adjacent Blackheath is a village with its head in the air, one of villas, sport and relaxation. This is their history. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0948667559.

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ANYTIME, BABY! HAIL AND FAREWELL TO THE UNITED STATES NAVY F-14 TOMCAT
Written by Erik Hildebrandt.
Stock no. 1819534
Published by Cleared Hot Media. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

Large, oblong format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0967404053. Light fading to spine and front spine edge. A few minor marks to boards. Contents fine.

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THE SOMME
Written by Peter Barton.
Stock no. 1819533
Published by Constable. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A new panoramic perspective. The Battle of the Somme 1916. In association with the Imperial War Museum. Over 50 extraordinary panorama illustrate almost the entire battleground - view that are often starkly counterintuitive to pictures conjured by our mind's eye... Oblong format. Terracotta boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos & illustrations. ISBN: 9781845293994. Board corners lightly bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE GERMAN ARMY ON VIMY RIDGE 1914-1917
Written by Jack Sheldon.
Stock no. 1819532
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 9781844156801. Small initials in ink to front endpaper else a fine copy.

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THE CAMPAIGN IN BOHEMIA 1866
Written by G.J.R. Glunicke.
Stock no. 1819531
Published by Swan Sonnenschein & Co.. 1st 1907. Good condition.

The Special Campaign Series No. 6. Yellow cloth boards with red titles. B/w maps. Most maps stored in pocket to rear. Covers grubby. 2" split to top front edge of spine. Front board creased as are prelims. Inscription ink to front endpaper. Front joint starting to split from top. Some marks & creasing to contents. Map of Germany MISSING. Some maps have names written on reverse otherwise clean.

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LONDON (HISTORIC TOWNS)
Written by W.J. Loftie.
Stock no. 1819530
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1887. Very good condition.

Burgundy cloth, gilt titles. 3 maps (one folding). 223 pages including index plus 16 page publisher advert to rear. Spine faded and slightly stained. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Spine cocked. Contents clean.

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AVIATION: ITS PRINCIPLES ITS PRESENT AND FUTURE
Written by Sydney F. Walker.
Stock no. 1819529
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Circa 1912. Almost very good condition.

'The People's Books'. An endeavour to give an accurate description of the construction and working of balloons and aeroplanes in simple language. Small format. Green cloth boards, dark green titles. B/w diagrams. Spine browned, couple of small marks to front board. Name in ink to free front endpaper. Text block browned.

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